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Interview with Mohamed Elshorbagy: Part 2

Interview with Mohamed Elshorbagy: Part 2

Dealing with the pressure of being world number one, and how living in Bristol helps me unwind By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy continues his fascinating interview, talking about his base in Bristol, the pressure of being the man at the top of the rankings, his respect for his fellow professionals, and his enormous [...]

August 15, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Exclusive Interview with World Number One Mohamed Elshorbagy

Exclusive Interview with World Number One Mohamed Elshorbagy

Mohamed Elshorbagy interview: Part One By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Mohamed Elshorbagy approaches the new season on top of the world rankings, with a powerful, dynamic brand of squash pushing him ahead of the chasing pack. He combines this aggressive style with phenomenal artistry and invention, making him one of the most complete squash players [...]

August 14, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Interview with rising Kiwi star Megan Craig

Interview with rising Kiwi star Megan Craig

Megan Craig cracks top 40 a year after heart surgery By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor New Zealand’s Megan Craig was voted the PSA Female Player Of The Month after some impressive results bak home took her into the world top 40 for the first time. Here she tells Alan Thatcher about her life on [...]

July 12, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Piotr sets world marathon record in Poland

Piotr sets world marathon record in Poland

Piotr loses 30 balls in the river but claims Guinness World Record for playing 100 matches By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Reporter. Pictures by Marek Madphoto Dudek   During the Tall Ships Regatta in Szczecin, Piotr Misilo, the leader of the Polish Squash Federation Men’s Over-40 ranking, set a new record by playing 100 consecutive [...]

July 1, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

Exclusive interview: 11 points with Charles Sharpes

Exclusive interview: 11 points with Charles Sharpes

Losing ESR funding hurts, but Charles Sharpes is on a mission with new coach Robbie Temple Interview by Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Winning the Select Gaming Kent Open final at The Mote Squash Club in Maidstone was a great way to end the season for world No.70 Charles Sharpes from London. However, he must [...]

June 29, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 1

Exclusive Interview: 11 points with squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Exclusive Interview: 11 points with squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Winning all the top titles, growing squash in Oz, and keeping Jansher waiting: Sarah Fitz-Gerald opens up to Squash Mad By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Sarah Fitz-Gerald is a busy lady. As well as coaching, commentating, playing in Masters events and generally acting as one of our greatest squash ambassadors, she is also getting her [...]

June 28, 2015 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

Squash Mad Interview with Germany’s Jens Schoor

Squash Mad Interview with Germany’s Jens Schoor

German Jens Schoor is top seed in Kent Open By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Germany’s Jens Schoor arrives in England this week fully intending to become the first overseas winner of the Select Gaming Kent Open. Jens finished runner-up to Simon Rosner in the German Nationals on Monday and is clearly in fine form ahead of the [...]

June 2, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Squash Mad Interview: 11 points with Tesni Evans

Squash Mad Interview: 11 points with Tesni Evans

Welsh wizardess wins first WSA title and is set to be a Rhyl star of the future By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Welsh number one Tesni Evans collected her first  WSA World Tour title last week, the Sharm El Sheikh Open. She beat four Egyptian players in a row, with the last three matches all five-setters, so [...]

May 29, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Nicol David: My best is still to come

Nicol David: My best is still to come

  My best squash is still ahead of me says record-breaking Nicol David By ALEX WAN, Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Nicol David has told fans back home in Malaysia that she is keen to carry on playing for at least another five years and has ominously warned her rivals that “the best is yet [...]

April 8, 2015 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0

Exclusive Interview: 11 Points with Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb

Exclusive Interview: 11 Points with Egypt’s Nour El Tayeb

Dazzling diver Nour El Tayeb finds the right balance and hits top five in the world   By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   Nour El Tayeb celebrated her 22nd birthday just a month ago. She couldn’t have asked for a better belated birthday present than when she broke into the top five for [...]

April 6, 2015 Alex Wan Interviews, News 0

Canary Wharf: 11 Points with Mazen Hesham

Canary Wharf: 11 Points with Mazen Hesham

The crazy, reckless impatient Mazen Hesham gets ready for his Canary Wharf debut By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Young Egyptian Mazen Hesham describes his playing style as reckless, crazy and impatient. I can’t wait to see him in action on the new glass court at Canary Wharf.  CANARY WHARF COUNTDOWN: 11 POINTS WITH MAZEN HESHAM 1: [...]

March 23, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0

Canary Wharf countdown with reigning champion Nick Matthew

Canary Wharf countdown with reigning champion Nick Matthew

Nick Matthew aims for a high five in the bearpit setting of Canary Wharf By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Nick Matthew is the most successful English squash player in history. The reigning champion, Nick has been in fine form ahead of the 2015 Canary Wharf Squash Classic. Matthew, a three-time world champion, has been busy [...]

March 23, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Growing the game, Interviews 0

11 Points with Canary Wharf wild card Eddie Charlton

11 Points with Canary Wharf wild card Eddie Charlton

Getting up close with Nick Matthew on the glass court is a major milestone for wild card Eddie Charlton By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Eddie Charlton will be making his glass-court debut at Canary Wharf on Monday night, having been drawn out of the hat to play top seed Nick Matthew, an occasional training [...]

March 19, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Interviews 0

Canary Wharf Countdown: 11 points with LJ Anjema

Canary Wharf Countdown: 11 points with LJ Anjema

It’s not time for the coffee just yet as LJ finds a new thirst for squash after five months’ injury absence By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Dutch ace LJ Anjema is really looking forward to the Canary Wharf Classic. After five months out with an injury, the former world No.9 faces a massive match-up [...]

March 18, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Interviews 0

Canary Wharf Countdown Interview: 11 Points With Max Lee

Canary Wharf Countdown Interview: 11 Points With Max Lee

Canary Wharf win over Karim Darkish sparked rise up the rankings for Max Lee By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Hong Kong number one Max lee has climbed to a career-high of 16 in the PSA World Rankings, and he puts his sudden surge down to the confidence he gained by beating Karim Darwish in [...]

March 16, 2015 Alan Thatcher Interviews, News 0